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You’ll Have To Wait A Bit Longer For Star Wars Episode 8

by Peter Paltridgeon January 20, 2016
The news just broke today: Star Wars Episode 8 has been delayed. Originally scheduled for a Summer 2017 release, it has been pushed back to December 15, 2017, a full two years after Episode 7. (Well, it’s better than THREE years.) Starwars.com announced the delay on their front page: Today, Disney and Lucasfilm announced that […]

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The “Force Awakens” Script Clears Up A Few Things About The Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon January 1, 2016
Disney had to submit the screenplay for Star Wars: The Force Awakens to the Writer’s Guild in order to enable it for awards consideration. In the process they had no choice but to let the public see it. While you won’t learn anything earth-shatteringly new, the script does answer a few questions some fans have […]

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“The Force Awakens” Was Nearly Called “Shadow Of The Empire”

by Peter Paltridgeon December 28, 2015
A casual Twitter conversation between a member of Lucasfilm’s story group and a few fans released a bombshell over the weekend: “The Force Awakens” wasn’t the original title for Episode VII, as it turns out. No, for a while, they were going to go with “Shadow of the Empire.” If you were a reader of […]
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Review: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” – Awake But Half Asleep

by Grant Whiteon December 18, 2015
When I reviewed the two season premieres for Rebels, I commented that I’ve generally been happy with Disney’s treatment of the franchise. However, I should clarify this was mostly approval of how they were handling the television side of things. Their plans for cinema have caused doubt in my mind, mostly for two major reasons. […]

Whet Your Space-Epic Appetite With These Star Wars: The Force Awakens Featurettes

Whet Your Space-Epic Appetite With These Star Wars: The Force Awakens Featurettes

by Peter Paltridgeon December 18, 2015
Currently standing in a 5,000-foot-long line for Star Wars tickets and staring at your phone dumbly? Or just can’t make the first screening in your area due to life taking a higher priority? (And you call yourself a fan….) Not everyone is going to be able to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens the day […]
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What Do The Critics Think Of Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

by Peter Paltridgeon December 16, 2015
Those of us who remember the overblown hype surrounding The Phantom Menace back in 1999 may feel an uneasy sense of deja vu when remembering how severely all those hopes were shattered, and how unsettlingly similar the hype over Episode VII seems now. Well, the movie has had its big Hollywood premiere, the review embargo […]

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Conan O’Brien Settles Who Shot First In “Star Wars”

by Peter Paltridgeon December 8, 2015
Last night Conan announced that his December 17 show — which happens to be the day Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theaters nationwide — would guest-star JJ Abrams and the entire cast of the movie. To make the occasion of this announcement, Conan brought out a secret video from George Lucas himself (well, […]